Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Michael Meir, MD, PhD, LMHC


Michael Meir, M.D. Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Coach, is an innovative cardiologist, researcher, trainer, educator, psychotherapist, seminar leader. Internationally recognized for his leadership role in human development with a prominent record in Argentina as well as the United States. Dr. Meir is president and co-founder of Empowerment Experts Group, formerly known as Dr. Rivka Group, one of the pioneering organizations of corporate coaching and personal development in the United States.

Monsignor Ghanoum

Monsignor Ghanoum is a celebrated Pastor in the Florida area. Ghanoum is the coordinator of spiritual care for the east Florida division of HCA, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. He lectures and counsels on relationships, positive motivation, coping with loss, and eliminating emotional stress. Msgr. Ghanoum is also on the board of Camillus House Health Concern, Regional Superior of the Basilian Salvatorian Order in the American Regions, and Patriarchal Exarch of the Eparchy of Mexico.

Beatriz Martinez-Penalver

Beatriz Martinez-Penalver a licensed psychotherapist with over twenty-five years of experience in the mental health field. She holds a master’s degree in mental health from Nova Southeastern University. She is the president and CEO of Healthy Connections, Community Mental Health Center (CMHC), in Miami, FL and the founder and CEO of Triumph Steps.

Dr. Alberto Penalver

Dr. Alberto Penalver is a psychiatrist in Miami, Florida. He received his medical degree from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 28 doctors at Baptist Hospital of Miami and one of 11 at Doctors Hospital who specialize in Psychiatry.

Prince Drago

Prince Drago is a respected clinicial in the behavioral healthcare industry, serving both as a licensed mental health counselor and qualified supervisor through the state of Florida. Ms. Drago began her career as a doctoral intern at Miami Children’s Hospital serving adolescents, and progressed to working with all age populations, most commonly diagnosed on the schizophrenia spectrum, bipolar disorders, substance use disorders, and major depressive disorders.